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Communication—Direct versus Indirect

Lecture no. 8 from the course: Customs of the World: Using Cultural Intelligence to Adapt, Wherever You Are

Communication—Direct versus Indirect

Taught by Professor David Livermore | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Travel Courses

Do you appreciate people who “shoot straight” or do you find that communication style overly direct? The culture in which you were raised has a lot to do with your answer. Differentiate between high-context cultures such as that of Liberia, where much is left open to interpretation, and low-context cultures such as in Holland, where little is taken for granted.


June 11, 2017